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Section I. General Principles

Chapter 1
Epidemiology of Gynecologic Cancers
Cristian Vladescu, Simona Musat

Chapter 2
The Molecular and Cell Biology of Gynecologic Malignancies
Monica Brown Jones, Evelyn Reynolds

Chapter 3
Tumor Markers
Sanda M. Cretoiu, Dragos Cretoiu

Chapter 4
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) in Genital Tumors
Luisa L. Villa

Chapter 5
Principles of Chemotherapy
Maurie Markman

Chapter 6
Radiation Oncology in Gynecological Cancers
Mansoor R. Mirza

Chapter 7
Gynecologic Pathology
Mioara Ionescu

Chapter 8
Imaging Investigations
8A. Ultrasound Investigation of Malignant Gynecologic Pathology
Radu Vladareanu, Mona E. Zvanca

8B. Computer Tomography in the Gynecologic Oncology Pathology
Mihai Lesaru, Xavier Montet

8C. MRI of Malignant Gynecologic Tumors
Volkmar Jacobi, Serban D. Costa

Section II. Sites of disease

Chapter 9
Sentinel Node Procedure in Gynecologic Cancers
A.Ph. Makar , N.H.M. van Oostrum, Ph. De Sutter

Chapter 10
Vulvar Cancer
Neville F. Hacker, Ellen Barlow

Chapter 11
Vaginal Cancer
Michael Untch, Bernd Gerber, Cristoph Thomssen,
Serban D. Costa, Petra Ortner

Chapter 12
Precursor Lesions of Cervical Cancer
Gheorghe C. Peltecu

Chapter 13
Cervical Cancer
13A. Carcinoma of the Uterine Cervix
Jenny M. Whitworth, Peter J. Frederick, Ronald D. Alvarez

13B. Abdominal Radical Hysterectomy: Surgical Technique, Perioperative Care and Complications
Stefano Uccella, Andrea Mariani, William A. Cliby
13C. Laparoscopic Radical Hysterectomy
Denis Querleu

13D. Radical Trachelectomy: Fertility Preserving Surgery for Carcinoma of the Cervix
John H. Shepherd, Emily Shepherd

Chapter 14
Current Issues in the Management of Endometrial Cancer
Sean C. Dowdy, Jamie N. Bakkum-Gomez, Andrea Mariani

Chapter 15
Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Claes G. Tropé, Ben Davidson, Anne Dorum, Janne Kaern,
Gunnar B. Kristensen, Torbjorn Paulsen, Erik Rokkones

Chapter 16
Non-Epithelial Ovarian Cancers
Ginger J. Gardner, Richard R. Barakat

Chapter 17
Fallopian Tube Cancer
Mario M. Leitao, Jr.

Chapter 18
Management of Molar Pregnancy and Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasms
Donald P. Goldstein, Ross S. Berkowitz

Section III. Preoperative Evaluation

Chapter 19
Perioperative Anesthetic Management of the Gynecologic Oncology Patient
Ovidiu N. Palea

Section IV. Special Surgical Techniques

Chapter 20
Laparoscopy in Gynecologic Oncology
Achim Schneider, Christhardt Köhler, Evrim Erdemoglu

Chapter 21
Robotic Surgery in Gynecologic Oncology
Javier F. Magrina

Chapter 22
Surgery in the Treatment of Recurrent Cervical Cancer
Claes G. Tropé, Gunnar Kristensen

Section V. Quality of Life

Chapter 23
Pain Management of the Gynecologic Oncology Patient
Lee A. Rhodes